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Economic Development

 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

 
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Bottom-Up Solutions to Mitigating Climate Change

NGOs, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and philanthropists need to help slow climate warming.

 
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The Globalization of Giving

One of 16 special essays on how the field of social innovation has evolved and what challenges remain ahead.

 

Jobs and Social Innovation

One of 16 special essays on how the field of social innovation has evolved and what challenges remain ahead.

 
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China’s Quest to Adopt Electric Vehicles

The Chinese government’s effort to create an electric vehicle industry illuminates the promise and peril of economic development policies.

 
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Improving Household Balance Sheets

The Citi Foundation shifts its grantmaking operations to offer hands-on financial training.

 
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Creating Sustainable Societies

Creating Sustainable Societies offers guidance for rethinking today's economic and financial systems to incorporate such ideals as cooperation and democracy.

By John Boik | 1 | Feb. 5, 2013
 

Enough Is Enough

To promote conservation, mitigate economic inequality, and more, Enough Is Enough envisions a world in which we pursue merely "enough" rather than unending economic growth.

By Rob Dietz & Dan O'Neill | Jan. 7, 2013
 

New Option for Retirees

State-sponsored pensions for private sector employees aim to stem US retirement insecurity.

 
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From Dependency to Self-Sufficiency

The Africa Governance Initiative aims to support a new generation of African leaders building strong, transformative government institutions.

 
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Investing in Arab Entrepreneurs

Endeavor’s expansion to Egypt and Jordan is helping to create thousands of jobs.